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120 Days to Bring an Action to Contest a Trust Probate Code 16061.8 Talkov Law

120-Day Deadline Applies Only to Actions to Contest a Trust [Probate Code 16061.8]

120-Day Deadline in Probate Applies Only to Actions to Contest a Trust Many attorneys attempt to confuse trust beneficiaries and other parties by claiming that the 120-day deadline to contest a trust applies to actions not barred by this deadline. Specifically, California Probate Code 16061.8 states that: “No person upon whom the notification by the … Read More

Heggstad Petition [California Probate Code 850]

What is a Heggstad Petition? California Probate Code 850, also known as a Heggstad petition, is a judicial proceeding used to avoid costly and time-consuming probate proceedings by petitioning the court to transfer property that should have been titled in the name of a trust (but was not) into said trust after the decedent has … Read More

Trustee Fiduciary Duties Trust Estates Probate Attorney California

Ultimate Guide to Trustee Duties in California

Trustee Duties under California Law for a California Trust A trustee is a fiduciary appointed to fulfill the requirements of a trust. If a trustee does not abide by trust instructions or their legal obligations, probate litigation can be used to suspend, remove, replace, and recover damages from the trustee. Cal. Prob. Code, §16420. The … Read More

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